Olesya Khromeychuk &
Uilleam Blacker

Olesya Khromeychuk is an author and historian. She is the director of the Ukrainian Institute in London. She holds a PhD from University College London. Uilleam Blacker is associate professor in the comparative culture of Eastern Europe at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, and a literary translator from Ukrainian.

Photograph © Olesya Khromeychuk, University College London


Ukrainian Women Poets: Foreword by Olesya Khromeychuk & Uilleam Blacker

In a foreword to our Ukrainian women poets, Olesya Khromeychuk & Uilleam Blacker ask, how can faith, hope, and love live in a space of pain?   Fides, Spes, Caritas—the story tells us—were young girls, martyred in front of their mother, Sophia. They were ordered to forgo their belief and, instead, to accept one imposed […]